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Stuart Erwin (14 February 1903, Squaw Valley, California — 21 December 1967, Beverly Hills, California) was an American actor. Erwin began acting in college in the 1920s, first appearing on the stage, then breaking into films in 1928 in Mother Knows Best. He was cast as amiable oafs in several films such as The Sophomore, The Big Broadcast, Hollywood Cavalcade, Our Town, International House and Viva Villa!. In 1934 he was cast as Joe Palooka in the film Palooka, and in 1935 he had a supporting role in After Office Hours (starring Clark Gable). He co-starred in the Paramount Pictures all-star revue Paramount on Parade (1930).

In 1936, he was cast in Pigskin Parade, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In Walt Disney's Bambi, he did the voice of a tree squirrel.

In 1950, Erwin made the transition to television, where he starred in Trouble with Father, which was eventually retitled The Stu Erwin Show. He co-starred with his wife, actress June Collyer. He later appeared in the Disney films Son of Flubber and The Misadventures of Merlin Jones. He also appeared with Jack Palance in the ABC series The Greatest Show on Earth during the 1963-1964 television season.

Erwin has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6240 Hollywood Blvd. He is buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Stuart Erwin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stuart Erwin (14 February 1903, Squaw Valley, California — 21 December 1967, Beverly Hills, California) was an American actor. Erwin began acting in college in the 1920s, first appearing on the stage, then breaking into films in 1928 in Mother Knows Best. He was cast as amiable oafs in several films such as The Sophomore, The Big Broadcast, Hollywood Cavalcade, Our Town, International House and Viva Villa!. In 1934 he was cast as Joe Palooka in the film Palooka, and in 1935 he had a supporting role in After Office Hours (starring Clark Gable). He co-starred in the Paramount Pictures all-star revue Paramount on Parade (1930).

In 1936, he was cast in Pigskin Parade, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In Walt Disney's Bambi, he did the voice of a tree squirrel.

In 1950, Erwin made the transition to television, where he starred in Trouble with Father, which was eventually retitled The Stu Erwin Show. He co-starred with his wife, actress June Collyer. He later appeared in the Disney films Son of Flubber and The Misadventures of Merlin Jones. He also appeared with Jack Palance in the ABC series The Greatest Show on Earth during the 1963-1964 television season.

Erwin has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6240 Hollywood Blvd. He is buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Stuart Erwin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1903-02-14

Day of Death 1967-12-21

Place of Birth Squaw Valley, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Stuart Phillip Erwin
  • Stu Erwin
  • Стюарт Эрвин

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Bing Crosby: Rediscovered
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1968 Shadow Over Elveron as Merle
1965 Green Acres (1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley (2 episodes)
1964 The Misadventures of Merlin Jones as Police Captain Loomis
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (30 episodes)
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1963 Son of Flubber as Coach Wilson
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1961 Straightaway (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1960 Peter Loves Mary (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)
1960 Thriller (1 episode)
1960 For the Love of Mike as Dr. Mills
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (4 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1950 The Stu Erwin Show (129 episodes)
1950 Father Is a Bachelor as Constable Pudge Barnham
1948 Strike It Rich as Delbart Lane
1947 Heading For Heaven as Henry Elkins
1947 Heaven Only Knows as Sheriff Matt Bodine
1947 Killer Dill as Johnny 'Killer' Dill
1947 Doctor Jim as Doctor James Gateros
1945 Pillow to Post as Captain Jack Ross
1944 The Great Mike as Jay Spencer
1943 He Hired the Boss as Hubert Theodore Wilkins
1942 Blondie for Victory as Pvt. Herschel Smith
1942 Drums of the Congo as Congo Jack
1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden as Joe Dawson
1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. as Tommy Keenan
1941 Cracked Nuts as Lawrence Trent
1940 Sandy Gets Her Man as Bill Kerry
1940 A Little Bit of Heaven as Cotton
1940 When the Daltons Rode as Ben Dalton
1940 Our Town as Howie Newsome
1939 Hollywood Cavalcade as Pete Tinney, Michael's Cameraman
1939 It Could Happen to You as Mackinley Winslow
1939 Back Door to Heaven as Jud Mason
1938 Passport Husband as Henry Cabot
1938 Three Blind Mice as Mike Brophy
1938 Hollywood Handicap as Himself
1938 Mr. Boggs Steps Out as Oliver Boggs
1937 Checkers
1937 I'll Take Romance as 'Pancho' Brown
1937 Second Honeymoon as Leo MacTavish
1937 Small Town Boy as Henry Armstrong
1937 Dance Charlie Dance as Andrew 'Andy' Tucker
1937 Slim as Stumpy
1936 Pigskin Parade as Amos Dodd
1936 All American Chump as Elmer Lamb
1936 Women Are Trouble as Matt Casey
1936 Absolute Quiet as Oscar "Chubby" Rudd
1936 Exclusive Story as Timothy Aloysius Higgins
1936 Ceiling Zero as Texas Clarke
1935 After Office Hours as Hank Parr
1934 The Bands Plays On as Stuffy Wilson
1934 The Hollywood Gad-About as Himself (uncredited)
1934 Have a Heart as Gus Anderson
1934 Chained as John L. 'Johnnie' Smith
1934 The Party's Over as Bruce Blakely
1934 Bachelor Bait as Mr. William Watts
1934 Viva Villa! as Jonny Sykes
1934 Palooka as Joe Palooka
1933 Going Hollywood as Ernest Pratt Baker, Picture Producer
1933 Day of Reckoning as Jerry
1933 Before Dawn as Dwight Wilson
1933 The Stranger's Return as Simon Bates
1933 Hold Your Man as Al Simpson
1933 International House as Tommy Nash
1933 Under the Tonto Rim as Tonto
1933 He Learned About Women as Peter Potter Kendall II
1933 The Crime of the Century as Dan McKee
1933 Face in the Sky as Lucky
1932 The Big Broadcast as Leslie McWhinney
1932 70,000 Witnesses as Man talking to Guinn Williams near start
1932 Make Me a Star as Merton Gill
1932 Hollywood on Parade
1932 The Misleading Lady as Boney
1932 Strangers in Love as Stan Kenney
1932 Two Kinds of Women as Hauser
1931 Working Girls as Pat Kelly
1931 The Magnificent Lie as Elmer Graham
1931 Up Pops the Devil as Stranger
1931 Dude Ranch as Chester Carr
1931 The Stolen Jools as Reporter
1931 No Limit as Ole Olson
1930 Along Came Youth as Ambrose
1930 Only Saps Work as Oscar
1930 Playboy of Paris as Paul Michel
1930 Love Among the Millionaires as Clicker Watson
1930 Dangerous Nan McGrew as Eustace Macy
1930 Paramount on Parade as Marine (The Montmartre Girl)
1930 Young Eagles as Pudge Higgins
1930 Men Without Women as Jenkins
1929 The Trespasser as Reporter (uncredited)
1929 Sweetie as Axel Bronstrup
1929 The Cock-Eyed World as Buckley
1929 Happy Days as Jig
1929 The Sophomore as Radio Broadcast Technician (uncredited)
1929 Dangerous Curves as Rotarian
1929 Speakeasy as Cy Williams
1929 A Pair of Tights as Marion's Boyfriend

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